Festival FAQ

  • What are festival dates this year? June 1 – 4, 2017
  • Where is the Festival held? Festival Main Stage is in Alexandra Park, behind Town Hall at 87 Broadway. Venues include the Opera House (in Town Hall) the TD Tent (across the street from Town Hall in the TD Parking Lot), the Orangeville Public Library (on Broadway, just up the street from Town Hall). Other venues – pubs, clubs, restaurants etc – will be listed under the Main Menu item “Venues” closer to the Festival dates.
  • What does it cost? Daily admission to all Main Stage and Opera House performances is $5 per person, children 12 and under are free. Admission to all other Festivals events and performances taking place from Friday through Sunday are free.
  • How do I apply as an artist, vendor, volunteer, music venue or sponsor? See “Contact Forms ” menu item.
  • How do I find a place to stay? See “Accommodations” under “Plan Your Visit” on the home page.
  • How do I find where to eat or shop while in town? See shopping/dining under “Plan Your Visit” in the Main Menu.
  • How do I find what acts are playing? Click on “Artists” menu item – You will also be able to download the schedule.
  • How can I find out where everything is located? We will post a Festival street map under “Plan Your Visit”.
  • How can I contact you? Click “Contact Us” at the right hand end of the Main Menu.
  • How do I find out about the Blues Cruise? On the Main Menu, under “Special Events” select “Dairy Queen Blues Cruise“.
  • Where do I find out about Blues & Bikes? On the Main Menu, under “Special Events” select “Blues & Bikes“.
  • Is there seating in the Main Stage area? You may bring a folding low profile lawn chair to the Main Stage area in Alexandra Park, but please be respectful of people’s line of site. There are picnic tables at the rear of the park for enjoying a beverage or something to eat. The Opera House and TD Tent performances provide fixed seating subject to availability.
  • What kind of merchandise is for sale in the Vendors area? You can find clothing; jewelry; food & beverage; musical instruments; CDs; home decor; face painting and crafts. Some of our regular Vendors include Beaver Tails; Baked potato; Roast pig on a spit; Lemonade; Tornado twist deep fried potato on a stick; mini donuts; Poutine food trailer; Thai food; Caribbean BBQ; Hot Dogs; Hamburgers; chips.
  • If I ride my bike to the Festival, is there a safe place to store it? Yes – this year there will be a free bike lock up in the TD/Canada Trust parking lot.
  • If I bring my refillable Water Bottle, is there a water station on site? Yes – a water filling station will be located on 2nd St near the Royal LePage MainStage.